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"I pledge allegiance, to the flag, of the United States of America. . ."
Sept. 11, 2001 started like a normal school day for then 10-year-old Christopher Prescott and his fifth grade classmates at Cornelius Elementary.
"And to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation, under God. . ."
Sept. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg News takes you to the south lawn of the White House and Lower Manhattan as President Barack Obama, Vice President Joseph Biden, and First Lady Michelle Obama join Americans in observance of a moment of silence in remembrance of the victims of the 9/11 terror attacks 13 years ago today.
Chief Steve Brewer and the Conover Police Department were recognized on Tuesday during the 12th Annual Greater Hickory Kia Classic Media Day.
Brewer and his department were presented with the Champions Award for their service during the tournamentâs 12 years.
On Thursday, May 8 at approximately 11:30 p.m. the Kangaroo convenience store at 334 20th Street, Newton was robbed. Monday, the first suspect was identified and arrested.
Brandon Keith Dunning, 29, of 721 West C Street, Newton was arrested and charged with felony robbery with a dangerous weapon, according to Newton police.
If youâve driven down North College Avenue, youâve seen his name. Itâs plastered along the small commercial space right next to Callahanâs CafĂ©.
The sign on the front of the building reads âEd Ideâ in large, black, bold letters. Ide is running for Catawba County Commissioner as a write-in candidate, and the spot with the sign is his headquarters.
The morning of Sept. 11, 2001 left citizens across the country in shock as they watched two planes crash in to the World Trade Centers in New York City. Thousands of citizens, fire fighters, police officers and visitors los their lives during these terrorist attacks on American soil.
In the highly anticipated announcement, Apple unveils a bigger, better, thinner, and expensive iPhone. Jen Markham has all the details.
A student at Startown Elementary spotted two men walking down the road carrying guns on Monday afternoon and alerted his teacher, according to Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid.
The school contacted Newton Police and followed procedure to remain under lockdown while police officers searched the area with assistance from Sheriffâs deputies.
If you like barbeque, the 4th annual âButts and Beansâ competition is the place to be.
What began at Tommy Pooveyâs Vale farm in 2010, has grown so large that it is now being held at the Hickory American Legion Fairgrounds.
To read more of this story, pick up the Tuesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
Newton-Conover soccer Greyson Frye chases down East Lincolnâs Garrett Reavis during Mondayâs home and conference opener at Gurley Stadium. Behind Alan Espirillaâs five goals, the Red Devils moved to 1-0 in SD-7 play. For more on the game, see Page 8 of the Tuesday edition.